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Jul 19, 2011 1:30pm PDT
card. this item 8, approving an employment agreement with deborah johnson to serve as acting -- >> there is a change to #eight? >> we have one member of the public to speak. you want to speak, come forward. >> good afternoon, directors. when any [unintelligible] why is it happening and who is the target. anything happening against the mta is very well watched in this city hall corridors. we made many efforts and we mentioned this morning in e- mail's that we are trying to talk to debra johnson but she is not attempting to make any effort to speak with us. about this 5% imposed on the driver's and there are other cities where 5% as charged, but they know the fact that in other cities, it is way cheaper than san francisco. san francisco, drivers pay $104. in chicago, drivers pay $50. that is no competitor to san francisco. in other cities, there is no competitor with san francisco. $104 is the highest rate drivers are paying. about the terminals, the word is this second credit card backseat machine. this machine is to benefit somebody personally and push this machine through ou
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. deborah roberts is there. >>> the bombshell from britain. breaking news. the head of scotland yard resigns and it comes after another stunning arrest. rupert murdoch's protege this time. where will the dom knows end? >>> the heat wave. the dangerous heat spreading across the nation. more than three dozen states now on alert tonight. it's going to be a stifling week ahead. >>> home free? casey anthony out of prison tonight. a smile from the mother, but this is what she heard in return. >> caylee! >>> and, happy birthday. on the eve of nelson mandela's 93rd birthday, an exclusive interview. what he told her and howow he sd it changed her forever. >>> good evening. and we begin this sunday night with that dramatic ending. the u.s. versus japan in the final of the women's world cup soccer tournament in germany. it was a tense, hard-fought battle, so evenly matched. the u.s. playing for its third world title. japan, carrying the hopes of a nation that's endured so much heartbreak this year. with just minutes to play, the u.s. scored, victory so close. as you might have seen, japan soon
Jul 17, 2011 2:00am EDT please welcome moderator, it karen long and deborah baker, author of "the convert." [applause] >> good morning. it's wonderful to be here and thank you for joining us. i drove here from cleveland and i was delighted to be occupied with a complex object and engaging biographer. deborah baker seems allergic to the facile answer and drawn to flags that are complicated and eliciting more questions than answers. so if that is your cup of tea, you walked into the great room. because margaret marcus, who became mary and jamaal is so complicated, i thought the respect one interesting thing to do would to begin with some of her words. so, we are going to ask deborah baker to read for us. >> hi, thank you for coming. it's great to be in chicago. i love this city so much, especially in such a beautiful day. just a brief thing before i read from this -- this is a letter that very in geneva wrote to her parents on board the ship, a deep crater that was taking her from brooklyn, new york to karachi, pakistan and then she would move to the horror -- lahore, this is the first of t
Jul 17, 2011 2:00pm EDT
complex object and engaging biographer. deborah baker seems allergic to the facile answer and drawn to flags that are complicated and eliciting more questions than answers. so if that is your cup of tea, you walked into the great room. because margaret marcus, who became mary and jamaal is so >> i thought the respectful and interesting thing to do was begin with some of her words, so we're going to ask deborah baker to read for us. >> hi, thank you all for coming. it's great to be in chicago. i love the city so much, and especially on such a beautiful day. just a brief thing before i read from this -- this is a letter that maryann wrote to her parents on board this ship, a brief crater taking her from new york to pakistan, and from there she moved to lahor. this was the first of the letters i found at the new york public library, which was my introduction to margaret markus. may 1962, the torch. this was posted from egypt. after all our good-byes after you, mother, betty, and walter walked down the gangplank and drove off, i was overcome with dread. i stood at the deck rail for a lo
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
.. >> and now on booktv, deborah baker talks about the life of margaret marcus, a secular jewish woman from new york who in 1962 that to pakistan and converted to islam. >> welcome to the 27th annual "chicago tribune" printers row that size. a special thank you tour sponsors. before we begin today's program, please turn off your cell phone and all other electric devices. photographs are not permitted. today's program will be recorded for future broadcast on c-span's booktv. if there is tenet began for a q&a session with the author, we ask you to use the microphone located at the center of the room said the home viewing audience can hear a question. the schedule of when the program will air, go to please welcome moderator, it karen long and deborah baker, author of "the convert." [applause] >> good morning. it's wonderful to be here and thank you for joining us. i drove here from cleveland and i was delighted to be occupied with a complex object and engaging biographer. deborah baker seems allergic to the facile answer and drawn to flags that are complicated and el
Jul 24, 2011 10:00am PDT
than in the life and religious practice of the women of st. mary's abby in county waterford. deborah potter reports. >> reporter: the bells of st. mary's set the rhythm of life at the abby at glencairn. sounding the call to worship. >> on this day, sister michelle rings double bells for the feast of ascencion. >> it has the knack to do it, and one or two of us have the knack, so that's why i was ringing the double bells. >> from the young age, i had a yearning to be a none, in my teens, so it was part of my journey in seeking a life where i felt i could be as close or seek god as much as possible. >> life here is all about seeking god. this is ireland's only cistercian monastery for women, founded in 1932. >> it's a place where god is loved and worshipped, and it's a place where we pray for humanity. we're conscious of interceding before god for people. and it's a place of conversatic where we constantly try to become who we are meant to be as fully human persons and overcome to demons and the less positive aspects of our life. >> in some ways life here is the same as it's always bee
Jul 17, 2011 8:30am EDT
become irrelevant. deborah potter reports. >>> it is often called the emerald isle, and with good reason, because ireland is as green as ever. but the country that once was a bastion of roman catholicism has changed. the vast majority of people here still call themselves catholic-87% on the most recent census. but many of the most faithful church-goers in ireland today aren't even irish. this sunday mass in limerick is said in polish for some of the thousands of immigrants who poured in during the economic boom of the past decade. but it's hard to find an irish congregation this packed, and especially this young, in bigger cities. >> people still identify themselves as culturally catholic even though they no longer go to mass or go to confession. you'll see them at first communions, you'll see them at confirmations, you'll see them at funerals. they're taking a very much an a la carte view to the practice of their religion. >> reporter: as recently as the 1970s, almost 90% of the irish catholics went to mass at least once a week. today, the number is closer to 25%. and in some par
Jul 31, 2011 10:00am PDT
the clergy, including stress, and a growing number of programs now address those problems. deborah potter reports. >> let us stand and continue our morning worship. >> reporter: serving god and ministering to people is deeply fulfilling, pastors say. yet studies have found that protestant clergy also suffer from depression and obesity at higher rates than the population as a whole. >> researchers like to joke that what we know about clergy is they're satisfied, stressed out, and fat. >> reporter: joe stewart-sicking is an episcopal priest who teaches pastoral counseling and studies why clergy are more stressed than most of us. >> what makes the clergy vocation and occupation really different is that you work for god ultimately. if that work environment isn't meaningful to you, you're doing a lot of things like, you know, doing budgets or checking spelling on a bulletin, or office management, that's going to really hit home, because you think your job should be about god. >> reporter: add to that a new source of stress for many pastors in mainline protestant denominations -- as chur
Jul 26, 2011 11:00am PDT
regular calendar, deborah johnson serving as acting executive director. there is an amendment to the resolution that needs to be considered and discussed by the board. the agreement makes reference throughout to the city's memorandum of understanding with the municipal executive association and needs to be corrected because the mta has and mou and that is the appropriate reference. the results clause needs to be amended to read the san francisco bids will transportation board of directors approves a -- approves an agreement for deborah johnson to service a active -- acting executive director -- >> do we have a motion to approve this? do we have a second? all in favor? does anyone in the public want to comment? >> for the record, but was on a motion to amend the agreement. >> we did it as the whole thing. >> you did as the whole question are >> i thought we were doing the whole thing. >> when somebody comes from another town and gets appointed here and we don't know much about the person, we can say okay, fine, we will wait and time will come. debra johnson has been here for work many
Jul 1, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. >> lehrer: we get the latest on new clashes in syria from npr's deborah amos in damascus. >> the president wants to have a national dialogue, he says on july 10th. this group says nada, we are not your partners until the violence stops on the streets. >> brown: paul solman talks to the authors of a provocative new book on how fannie mae's push- for-profits helped pump up the housing bubble. >> if you are trying to enrich yourself, increase your profits, which fannie mae was absolutely determined to do then that becomes a per version of home ownership. >> lehrer: mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> well, the best companies are driven by new ideas. >> our future depends on new ideas. we spend billions on advanced technologies. >> it's all about investing in the future. >> we can find new energy-- more cleaner, safer and smarter. >> collaborating with the best in the field. >> chevron works with the smartest people at leading universities and tech companies. >> an
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
on the fire that destroyed a catonsville hotel and sent to the people to the hospital. i am deborah weiner. investigators say it started in a storage room. sheldon joins us live at the scene with more. >> aside from one dark spot, it is hard to tell there was a buyer of the building. investigators estimate the fire caused $3.50 million to this day inn. i spoke to the manager off- camera. he said there were going to relocate all the guests to nearby hotels. the fire started last night in a storage room on the seventh floor. it quickly upgraded to four- alarm status. the crews were out here for more than four hours trying to put the fire out. two people were treated for smoke inhalation. they are expected to be ok. approximately 160 were evacuated, including guests celebrating a birthday. >> we had to make sure everybody was out. we left everything there. we left the food and drinks. we lost a lot of money. >> the cause of the fire is under investigation. investigators have ruled out smoking-related incidents. wbal-tv 11 news. >> three people are dead after three separate violent inci
Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
deborah winger. a tense saturday with a series of procedural votes on plans to raise the debt ceiling. with the deadline looming, president obama is still optimistic a deal can be reached. brian more as the very latest from washington. >> as the top democrats from the house and senate hottelet the white house, the republican counterpart to the have resumed debt ceiling talks with president obama. >> our country will not default for the first time in history. what will not happen. >> the president has outlined how he will get us into this problem. >> all that is needed is a simple vote, democrats and republicans. >> no. no. >> a day of fury with no sign of a deal. even before the senate could vote on a plan by harry reid, the house voted it down. >> the rules are not suspended and this is not passed. >> political payback after one day -- one day after they shot down house speaker john boehner's plan. >> eager site is accusing the other of political theater. >> and listen. madam speaker. >> of going down to the wire with a deadline days away. a house members have been told not to expect
Jul 29, 2011 12:00pm EDT
eveng with marvin kalb and his daughter deborah kalb. they have written a book about the legacy of vietnam called "haunting legacy." >> one of the most difficult things about "haunting legacy," charlie, is to try to understand what is it that presidents go through when they make major decisions about war and ace? these are human beingsnd they have fears andin obama's mind, not only the first black president in american hiory and that's on his min too is something that he cannot be careless about. >> we start withresidentord as the war wa ending and we do chapter on each president up president obama and eac president was affected by that war in terms of both his personal life, his experiences, his politics in terms of the campaign and primarily his foreign policy decision making. >> rose: wcontinue this evening with david wise, who's written another book about espionage. it's about chinese and american espionage and it's called "tiger trap." >> the chinese spy very differently than, for example, the k.g.b., or now the s.b.i., as it's called. the chinese have been at this much longer
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm EDT
celebration and fireworks show. i am deborah weiner. the skies over baltimore will be colorful as we celebrate america's 235th birthday. george is live on the preparations. >> tomorrow at this time, the harbor will be more crowded. folks will be getting ready for the fireworks show. today we got some insights into the show. the july 4 weekend can be fun but dangerous. one man on the west coast found out this weekend. >> the fireworks are ready for the celebration on monday and the inner harbor. the crews have been working to get the show in place. >> it will be 18 minutes long. it will have about 1400 shells during those 18 minutes. the soundtrack will be a surprise. >> it is a surprise to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the aquarium. some may opt for a homegrown of fireworks show. officials want you to be careful. 8400 people nationwide were rushed to the emergency room last year with injuries from our works. in washington state, a 58-year- old man is in serious condition after homemade fireworks exploded on his face and body. authorities say he was trying to make the super firewo
Jul 1, 2011 12:30am PDT
welcome home, pop. >> deborah: that's "inside edition" for today. >>> tonight on kron 4 news the budget falls on california public services. >> we have big cuts. >> colleges and public cuts taking a big hit, san jose forced to lay off dozens of cops. >> we gave everything we had and we are not getting anything back. >> in oakland. >> unity by the employees. >> police and firefighters join others in helping the city keep services going. >>> live, this is kron 4 news at 11:00. >>> just hours before the midnight deadline for the start of the new fiscal years, they put the wrap on a bucity budget. sun sessions made a huge difference, kron 4's dan kerman has details. >> reporter: the city counsel met to debate two proposeles to close a $58 million budget gap and a $76 million deficit the next year. while jobs and programs will be slashed it will naught be as bad as originally thought because unions agreed to concessions. both factions on the counsel agreed to restore libraries, fire stations as well as gardeners and tree trimmers. >> with a tie, jean quan has the tie breaking vote tha
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
attracting megaacrowds for the 30th year in a row. deborah weiner has more on the largest free arts festival in the country. >> order up a forecast like this weekend's and you get a lot of people at the largest free arts festival in the country. 350,000 were anticipated at artscape this year, but with this breezy weather, missing the typical humidity, records could be broken. >> as far as sales, better. the best year i've had so far, and it's not over yet. >> artscape is a moneymaker for sure. economic impact studies have estimated its value to the city at $26 million. >> people are coming to artscape and they are spending money. they are spending it at the festival and area restaurants and in gas and hotels to be a part of the festival. >> but some artists who are artscape regulars say this one has a different flare, and it's not just the weather. it's the economy. >> i can tell people can't afford to buy what they usually do. things aren't like they were a few years ago. >> one thing is for sure. artscape sat age 30 is still going strong, and people who come back year after year s
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
tuisk is still facing deportation. the issue brought her to court this week. deborah weiner has more on a desperate efforts to stay in the u.s. >> pirit tuisk arrived at the federal building with her attorney. she told the i-team how she was fighting to keep her american life. >> baltimore is my home. >> she fled estonia in 1991 and filed for political asylum in the u.s. for some reason, it took 70 years for immigration to deny that claim and to suggest that estonia could be a permanent home for her, who is now divorced. a homeland security prosecutor refused to terminate the case. action on the case was delayed for another year. >> it is just a very long process, very long process. >> continuous is much better than an order of removal. i am very happy about the outcome. >> some people have asked, why she just doesn't marry a u.s. citizen. wouldn't that resolve this case? it might. but she says this case should end on its own merit. in court, crullers have looked for help from members of congress. immigration is a controversial issue. this is a political hot potato nobody wants to touch
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
for me, you got a very higigbar for drama and excitement and entertainment. >> deborah roberts is there. we'll have a live report from her ininust a little moment. >>> thankfully the temperatures aren't as bad there as they are here. >> they are bad in almost every state across the country. off the florida coast, take a look at what's f fming this morning. tropical storm developing and developing rapidly. it has a name, bret. it has sprung in the last 24 hours. >>> we got to talk more about the scorching temperatures across the majority of the country. moving east, uniyi yunji de nies, smack-dab in the middle of texas. good morning, yunji. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the 17th-straight day of 100-degree temperatures. wild fires burning farther east. all of this dry brush is ready to ignite. it doesn't get much hotter than this. whether it's a good splash of water to the face, a quick break to wipe away the sweat or trying to hydrateteway the heat. people are desperate for relief. as temperatures rise, water levels are falling, fast. these oklahoma ponds, now, empty, d
Jul 6, 2011 3:00am EDT
lending money. >> rose: we continue with deborah lipstad, the author of "the eichmann trial." you'll see when mlac is tried in the hague there will be survivors there telling their story. when milosevic was tried, there were survivors telling their story. you wouldn't think of having genocide trial now, a mass murder trial, without the voice of the survivor. that's the legacy of the eichmann trial. it wasn't that the survivors hadn't spoken before. they had spoken before. but the world hadn'tistened. >> rose: sri mulyani indrawati and deborah lipstad when continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happeninevery day, all across america. every time a storefront opens. or the midnight oil is burned. or when someone chases a dream, not just a dollar. they are small business owners. so if you wanna root for a real hero, supporsmall business. shop small. additional funding provided by these funders: captioning sponsored by rose commun
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